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A classic automobile is one of those rare human feats that combines engineering, art, and adrenaline. More than 128 years of automotive history have produced many majestic examples of human ingenuity that still linger in our collective cultural memory. Whether they made a name for themselves on the track or in the movies, these four […]

Cars don’t seem to have a lot in common with dinosaurs and dodos, but it’s easy to see the connection between ancient animals and these classic automobiles. Every one of them is extinct! Hillman Imp Just like the Loch Ness Monster, the Hillman Imp is the stuff of Scottish legend. When it was put into […]

Convertible cars are the ultimate status symbol, the epitome of looking cool on the open road. You could drive a convertible Mustang or a Chrysler Sebring, and if the top goes down, it doesn’t matter; to your fellow drivers, you’re the coolest road warrior on the highway. If you’ve always dreamed of tooling down the […]

Known as the “world’s first muscle car”, Pontiac’s GTO debuted in 1964 and undoubtedly changed the auto industry forever.  Designed to be a small car with a big engine, the foundation for the Chevy Camaro and Ford Mustang was built and new class was built. Did you know that Pontiac actually cheated when they raced […]

The definition for a muscle cars is essentially any vehicle of a group of American-made 2-door sports coupe with powerful engines designed for high performance driving. Most muscle cars were sold at an affordable price and were intended mainly for street use or the occasional drag racing. Ohio Corvettes and Muscle Cars extensive inventory attracts […]

If you’ve been following our blog, you have probably already read our first entry on A Brief History of the Chevrolet Corvette. In this blog, we will continue with the Fourth Generation Corvette which debuted in 1983. Fourth Generation – C4 (1983-1996) The first redesign in 20 years brought us the Fourth Generation Corvette, however […]

We’ve had a lot of interest in our classic Corvettes, so we’ve decided to revisit the history of the Corvette. Since it spans 60 years there is a lot of history to cover, so we’ve decided to break into a two-part blog. The first post will cover the first 29 years and the second post […]

Though some people might argue, the general acceptance is that the 1949 Oldsmobile Rocket 88 is America’s first muscle car. If not the first true muscle car, it was the precursor to all that would come. It’s combination of relatively light body and powerful high-compression overhead valve V8 engine vaulted Oldsmobile from a sedated conservative car […]